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Curriculum Vitae

March 2016 - Present

Technology Manager

Lubrizol Ltd, Hazelwood, Derbyshire, U.K.

Technology manager in the Strategic Technology team in the Engine Oils segment.

March 2015 - February 2016

Research Fellow

Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, U.K.

Senior member of a diverse team which tackles both fundamental and applied challenges in polymer chemistry. Projects target a range of applications including engine oil additives, detergent formulations, enhanced oil recovery, biomedical therapeutics and diagnostics, and biomaterials.

May 2014 - February 2015

Early Career Fellow

Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, U.K.

Competitive ten month research fellowship awarded by the Institute of Advanced Study, conducted under the supervision of Prof. Rachel K. O’Reilly.

October 2010 - April 2014

PhD in Chemistry

University of Warwick, U.K.

Thesis title: Bromo and thio maleimides for functionalisation and fluorescent labelling of polymers and polymer nanoparticles

Supervisor: Prof. Rachel K. O'Reilly

Examiners: Prof. Brent S. Sumerlin (Florida) and Prof. Andrew P. Dove (Warwick). Passed with minor corrections 23/05/2014

Principle focus; synthetic polymer chemistry, functional polymeric materials and polymer self-assembly.

September 2009 - September 2010

MSc in Chemistry

University of Kent, Canterbury, U.K.

Thesis title: Towards the facile one-step self-catalysed synthesis of high molecular weight hyperbranched polysiloxanes

Supervisor: Dr Simon J. Holder

October 2006 - June 2009

BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences

University of Cambridge, Jesus College, U.K.

Part II (Class I) Chemistry
Part IB (Class I) Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Part IA (Class I) Chemistry, Biology of Cells, Evolution & Behaviour, Mathematics
Director of studies: Dr Oren A. Scherman

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